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Launch Your Drone Racing Program with DroneBlocks and MultiGP STEM Alliance

February 9, 2024 — 3 minutes

Are you ready to take your educational drone program to new heights? DroneBlocks is thrilled to announce our partnership with the MultiGP STEM Alliance, launching an unparalleled FPV Racing Drone Kit designed specifically for educators. This cutting-edge kit is your all-in-one solution to kickstart a beginner drone racing program, merging the thrill of FPV (First-Person View) drone racing with comprehensive educational opportunities. Let’s dive into what makes this partnership and the FPV Racing Drone Kit an exceptional opportunity for educators and students alike.

Ultimate FPV Racing Drone Kit: The Gateway to Drone Racing

The FPV Racing Drone Kit, born from the collaboration between DroneBlocks and the MultiGP STEM Alliance, includes everything educators need to launch a successful drone racing program. With the kit, you’ll receive:

  • High-Quality Hardware: Durable and designed for beginners, ensuring a smooth learning curve and exciting racing experience.
  • Curriculum Access: MultiGP’s “Drones in Schools” curriculum offers a deep dive into aeronautics, engineering, project management, entrepreneurship, graphic design, and marketing skills.
  • Racing Simulation Software: Simulator licenses for VelociDrone, allowing students to practice and hone their skills in a virtual environment before taking to the skies.
  • “Drones in Schools” Team Registrations: Registrations for two teams to participate in the MultiGP “Drones in Schools” program, providing a structured path from learning to competing.

Seasonal Competitions and National Race Points

The season stretches from the start of the school year to the Championship Race in late April or early May, with race events typically running from November to mid-March. Participating teams will have the chance to compete in various sanctioned race events, collecting National Race Points. These points are a step towards earning an invitation to the prestigious National Race at the season’s end, offering students a tangible goal and a thrilling competitive experience.

Drones in School: A Comprehensive Educational Journey

The “Drones in School” program stands out as a unique educational initiative that pushes students beyond traditional learning. It’s an immersive experience that builds on the excitement of drone racing to develop critical skills in aeronautics, engineering, project management, entrepreneurship, graphic design, and marketing. This program isn’t just about racing drones; it’s a holistic educational event that challenges students to expand their knowledge and skills in a collaborative and engaging environment.

Joining the MultiGP Ecosystem

By integrating the FPV Racing Drone Kit into your curriculum, you’re not just introducing students to the world of drone racing but bringing them into the MultiGP ecosystem. MultiGP is the largest drone racing league and FPV community globally, with a professional league and hundreds of chapters across continents, including Australia, Asia, South Africa, Europe, and the United States. This global network provides an unmatched platform for students to connect with, learn from, and compete against peers worldwide, offering unparalleled exposure to the professional and recreational aspects of drone racing.

Why Choose the FPV Racing Drone Kit?

This partnership between DroneBlocks and the MultiGP STEM Alliance represents a significant leap forward in educational drone programs. It provides educators with a comprehensive package to start a drone racing program, emphasizing the competitive aspect and the rich educational opportunities drone racing presents. Students will learn valuable STEM skills and soft skills like teamwork, problem-solving, and strategic thinking, all within the thrilling context of drone racing.

The FPV Racing Drone Kit from DroneBlocks and the MultiGP STEM Alliance is more than just a gateway to the exhilarating world of drone racing. It’s a comprehensive educational tool that offers students a unique blend of learning and excitement. By joining this program, educators can provide students with an unparalleled opportunity to develop a wide range of skills in a fun and engaging way, preparing them for future challenges in STEM fields and beyond. Get ready to elevate your educational offerings and immerse your students in the exciting world of FPV drone racing with DroneBlocks and MultiGP.

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